Ore: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

The first iron ore mine of Bangladesh discovered in Dinajpur

Published: June 19, 2019

For the first time in Bangladesh, iron ore mine has been discovered at Isabpur village in Dinajpur. According to the Geological Survey of Bangladesh, a 400-foot thick iron layer was found 1,750 feet beneath the surface stretched over an area of 6-10 square kilometre. The percentage of iron in the mine was 65 which indicate ..

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National Mineral Development Corporation wins 2018 S&P Global PLATTS Global Metals Award in CSR category in London

Published: May 20, 2018

The National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC Ltd) has bagged the S&P Global Platts Global Metals Award 2018 in the corporate social responsibility category at London Grosvenor Square Marriott Hotel in the UK. This is the first time since inception of the awards that an Indian company has bagged an award in this category. NMDC is ..

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EU reaches deal to curb funding of conflict minerals

Published: November 24, 2016

The European Union has concluded a deal to stem the flow of gold and other metals used for funding of armed conflicts or produced in conditions that violated human rights. EU importers of minerals like tin, tungsten, tantalum, gold and their ores have to mandatorily conduct checks on their suppliers, smelters and refiners beginning from ..

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